A loan of $775 helped to buy ingredients to make desserts and sodas.


Lucy's story

Lucy, 29, is married to Atilio, 44, and they have three children, ages 22, 18 and 4, and live in their own home. Lucy's work consists of selling sodas which are delivered to her home by a supplier. She is also a good cook and sells desserts, and has been working alone for over four years. She enjoys dividing her time between the household chores, her children and the business, and is glad to have a good income which is makingmakes her think about opening a soda fountain.

This is her third Kiva loan and she is grateful for the financial support which is sure to help advance her work. She is committed to paying back the loan on time and will use the 2,000 PEN to buy ingredients to make desserts. She also will buy all kinds and brands of sodas to increase her stock.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sherry Bess


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